The Orioles moved Manny Machado to shortstop and Tim Beckham to third base this season. The move may be good for Machado when he hits the free-agent market, is it good for the team?
Andrew Stetka of Eutaw Street Report and MASNSports.com joins us to explain why he thinks the Orioles made a mistake is allowing Machado to play shortstop and forcing Beckham to an unfamiliar position. So far, neither player has looked comfortable defensively.
Stetka and host Justin McGuire also talk about Baltimore’s early season attendance woes.
50 years ago today, Earl Weaver took over the Orioles
Hall of Famer Earl Weaver, the most successful manager in Orioles history, took the helm in Baltimore 50 years ago today.
The Earl of Baltimore went on to lead the Birds to four pennants, five 100-win seasons and a World Series title in 1970. Veteran baseball analyst and historian Rob Neyer joins us to discuss the career and legacy of Weaver.
Are the Orioles the worst team in modern MLB history?
Baseball historian Mark Armour joins us to discuss the 2018 Birds’ place in baseball infamy. Spoiler alert: It ain’t pretty.
Will the Orioles abandon Baltimore eventually?
Is there a real danger the Orioles will flee Baltimore once the team’s Camden Yard lease is up? Josh Sroka of Section 336 joins us to discuss the future of the Birds and the American League East.
Sroka and host Justin McGuire also discuss the latest Manny Machado trade rumors, Colby Rasmus’ second retirement and Jonathan Schoop’s dreadful 2018.